Systems Design Engineer - Radio Communications

  • Job Reference: 00099744-1
  • Date Posted: 31 January 2024
  • Recruiter: SaluteMyJob
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  • Location: Sutton
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: + Van and Beneifts
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Location:  Surrey and UK Travel

Salary £35,000 - £45,000 + Van and benefits


Main purpose of job: Design & Installation of two-way radio communications equipment  


The Company


Our Client is the  UK’s leading wireless two-way radio communications specialist.. They  use passion, expertise and knowledge to create unique and tailored two-way radio solutions with the aim of meeting our consumers needs and requirements. As an ISO 9001:2015 certified and quality controlled company, they are able to offer a customer service that is second to none. Their  clients are the lifeblood of the business. What makes them different is our commitment to a real partnership with the client, in order to provide a service that is tailored to the client’s needs.

We are seeking a skilled and experienced PMR Engineer (Professional Mobile Radio Engineer) to join our Client's team. The PMR Engineer will be responsible for the design, implementation, maintenance, and troubleshooting of professional mobile radio systems used in critical communications environments. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in radio communication systems, technical expertise, and a proactive problem-solving attitude.


Key Responsibilities:


  1. System Design and Implementation:


    • Design and configure PMR systems to meet specific communication requirements.


    • Implement and integrate PMR solutions, including base stations, repeaters, antennas, and dispatch consoles.


  1. Maintenance and Monitoring:


    • Perform routine maintenance, testing, and diagnostics on PMR equipment to ensure optimal system performance.


    • Monitor and manage network health, addressing any anomalies or issues promptly.


  1. Troubleshooting and Issue Resolution:


    • Identify and troubleshoot technical issues related to PMR systems and network components.


    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve complex problems and minimize downtime.


  1. Upgrades and Enhancements:


    • Stay up to date with industry trends and technological advancements in PMR systems.


    • Propose and implement upgrades, enhancements, and optimizations to improve system capabilities and reliability.


  1. Documentation:


    • Maintain accurate documentation of system configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting steps.


    • Create technical reports and documentation for internal and external stakeholders.


  1. System Design and Technical Drawings:


    • Utilize technical drawings, specifications, and customer requirements to design PMR systems.


    • Develop system architecture, coverage maps, and network configurations to ensure seamless communication.

Qualifications and Skills:


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Telecommunications, or a related field (or equivalent work experience).


  • Proven experience as a PMR Engineer or in a similar role within the radio communication field.


  • Strong knowledge of PMR technologies, including DMR (Digital Mobile Radio), TETRA (Terrestrial Trunked Radio), P25 (Project 25), and other digital radio standards.


  • Proficiency in configuring and programming PMR equipment and systems.


  • Ability to design PMR systems based on technical drawings and specifications.


  • Experience in completing link budgets and RF propagation analysis for optimal system performance.


  • Familiarity with radio frequency (RF) principles, antenna theory, and propagation concepts.


  • Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to diagnose and resolve technical issues efficiently.


  • Effective communication skills for collaborating with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.


  • Experience with network protocols and IP-based communication in PMR systems.


  • Certification in relevant PMR technologies is a plus.


  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently or as part of a team.






  • Competitive salary and benefits package.


  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge communication technologies.


  • Professional development opportunities and training.


  • Collaborative and dynamic work environment.


  • Opportunity to contribute to critical communication solutions that impact various industries.


  • Chance to showcase your skills in designing complex PMR systems and optimizing RF performance.

If you're a skilled PMR Engineer with a knack for designing systems from technical drawings and completing link budgets, we encourage you to apply. Join the team and play a pivotal role in crafting robust and efficient communication solutions for critical environments.